Dockwa, Inc. CEO Mike Melillo Receives "40 Under 40" Award From Boating Industry

NEWPORT, RI – June 12, 2017 – Dockwa, Inc. CEO Mike Melillo is a recipient of the 2017 Boating Industry “40 Under 40” award. Dockwa, Inc. is an award-winning software company that has revolutionized the leisure boating and marina industry through a seamless reservation platform. 


Boating Industry presents the “40 Under 40” award to individuals under 40 who stand out for their efforts to improve the boating industry and their organizations. In 2017 there were nearly 200 nominations for the award featuring individuals in all aspects of the boating industry.  


Mike has always loved getting out on the water, but first entered the boating industry when he saw boaters doing endless laps around Newport Harbor trying to secure dock space. In the summer of 2014 he launched Dockwa, Inc. with the goal of streamlining the marine reservation process. Today, Mike leads a team of 20 commited to creating a positve user experience and scaling Dockwa's reach. 


You can see all receipents of the 2017 Boating Industry "40 Under 40" awards here:

About Dockwa

Founded in May 2015, Dockwa is an award-winning, unified marina operations platform which connects boaters to marinas in real time, online and by app. Boaters download the free iOS or Android app or log in online and then search, explore, reserve and pay for their reservations in a matter of minutes. Marinas then use the Dockwa platform to confirm the reservation, collect payment and deposit the customers' information into their intelligent database with a single click. Headquartered in Newport, RI, Dockwa rapidly expanded along the eastern seaboard in its first year to a growing marina network of more than 400 marinas and tens of thousands of boaters. Dockwa is now expanding into the Great Lakes region, the West Coast and beyond. For more information, visit: and follow on FacebookLinkedIn, and @getdockwa on Twitter.


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